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Sep 5, 2010 6:00am PDT
often. >> people in canada wo >> of course, people in canada will agree, they got a hit yesterday, tropical storm. >> nova scotia, yeah. >> tell you what is happening down in the gulf of mexico. there has been a big job down where crews have raised that massive blowout preventer from the deep. this is what it looks like, all the talk has been about these months, five-story tall, 300-ton piece of machinery it is now on a rig headed to a nasa facility, engineers will get their first closeup look and try to figure out why it didn't do its job, didn't seal the oil like it was supposed to. the latest on the investigation, a live report from one of the ships over the site. >> okay. also, it is no secret that midterm elections could be a challenge for incumbents, especially those on the democratic side of the aisle. now, reports are swirling that much-needed help on the campaign trail could be on its way from the white house, from the first lady. find out why it is michelle obama and not the president that congressional democrats want at their side, coming up. >>> then in our next half h
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Sep 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
in los angeles was named the best new artist of the year. >> coming from a little town in canada, i never thought i would be in this position. thank you to everybody. thank you to all my fans. >> reporter: the real trademark of this show has been rock stars behaving badly. and this year host chelsea handler egged on the celebs in the audience. >> so i want to encourage everyone to be on their worst behavior. >> reporter: there was that moment last year when taylor swift was accepting her award. >> so thank you so much for giving me a chance to win a vma award. >> reporter: and kanye west jumped onstage hogging the microphone. >> but beyonce had one of the best videos of all time. >> reporter: west was widely condemned for doing that and even drew a rebuke from president obama. >> he's a jackass. >> reporter: this year as clips of that incident played on an old black and white tv, swift sang a song about innocence and forgiveness. ♪ i guess you really did it this time ♪ >> reporter: west also performed. an obscenity-laced song poking fun at his critics and perhaps also at himself
NBC
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
commission an canada are announcing these recalls, a lot of fisher-price brand name items here. we begin with 7 million fisher-price trikes and tough trikes sold in the u.s. and canada. the trikes have a protruding plastic key known to cause injury to children's genitals. they are intended for children between the ages of 2 and 5, sold from january of '97 through september 2010. if you have one, fisher-price will replace that key. also replacing more than a million healthy care, easy clean and close to me high chairs. there are pegs on the back of the legs meant for storage and reports of at least 14 children being injured after falling on or against those pegs. fisher-price recalling more than 3 million infant toys sold under a number of names, baby play zone, gymnastics, ocean wonders, a choking hazard there and 120,000 little people wheelies because they can come off and cause a choking hazard. fisher-price this morning said it wants to assure its customers its products are overwhelmingly safe. we talked to the consumer products commission chairman. >> we have now some of the stronges
NBC
Sep 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
standards with this new curriculum and we have students that have unmet needs. what canada and what syracuse is doing. >> after our interview with president obama yesterday, you also have to remember you can't only point your finger at teachers there, sues of poverty, families that aren't together, parents that aren't involved, there's a lot of blame to go around. >> that's why we keep pushing for these wp around services because we have to help all kids regardless of whether parents are engaged. i love those parents that were engaged in the movie. buwe have to help all kids. >> it makes the teacher en more important so that's why having only good teachers in those classrooms is important. >> let me say one more thing is that none of us can tolerate bad teaching or bad teachers. but there's not a bad teacher et epidemic in this cotry, there are teachers whoever day work their hearts out for their students, they take money from their pockets to help with school supplies, let's root them on, let's help them, help them do a good job because they need to be rooted on by americans. >> it
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
wake of last >> lets to canada to forecast. >> good morning, everyone. a big change temperature-wise from yesterday, jumping into the 80's this afternoon, 10 degrees above average. there is a chance for a thunderstorm late this afternoon. the seven they forecast, same thing on thursday and friday, a chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon, cooling off for the weekend with a chance for showers in the picture. high temperatures dropping back into the 70's early next week. >> thank you for joining us, we will have another weather update at 9:25. at 9:25. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot co
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Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
quiz, i'm a can do. are you a honey do or are you are a canada? >> i'm avoiding you as a possibility. i'miding in the closet. >> avoidance is not the solution. you can take that cleaning personality quiz on our website. i'm a neat freak, i'm a can do. >> up ne aren't you sick of these airline credit cards that advertise flights for 25,000 miles? but when you call... let me check. oh fudge, nothing without a big miles upcharge. it's either pay their miles upcharges or connect through mooseneck! [ freezing ] i can't feel my feet. we switched to the venture card from capal one -- so no more games. let's go see those grandkids. [ male announcer ] don't pay miles upcharges. don't play games. get the flight you want with the venture card at capitalone.com. [ loving it ] help! what's in your wallet? the medicine in advil is their #1 choice for pain relief. more than the medicines in tylenol or aleve. use the medicine doctors use for themselves. one more reason to make advil your #1 choice. use for themselves. delicious news for dessert lovers. introducing new activia dessert. rich yogurt wi
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Sep 7, 2010 7:00am PDT
differences in seasonings and flavors that make them alike. >> canada dry ginger ail versus generic ginner ale. >> fruit loops versus fruit swirls. these have an artificial flavor, kind of reminiscent of household cleaner, that doesn't mean uniformly good, it just means they taste alike. >> and also good for counter tops. tell me about the yogurt story. >> we had a dan nonyogurt and a food lion yogurt, we thought it had a better vanilla flavor in the food lion. >> danon, 2.14, the food lion, 1.86. the heins ketchup, is a very distedi distinctive flavor. where the foot pantry, was mostly tomatoey. >> the taste testers opted for the brand name item. starting out oscar meyer deli turkey, better than stop and shop. >> because you could tell it was turkey. >> this one was kind of nondescript and it looked like ham but you couldn't tell. >> and sergeanto's is better. and bumble bee chunk tuna, versus the generic, your testerses like the bumble bee. >> we tested it, it was tuna and it had kind of a tinney taste. >> and some of your store brands, they really can save you an awful lot of mon
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Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
luck in e ms. canada contest. >>> justahead, tori spelling on her marrie and her new children's book after your local news. [ woman ] nine iron, it's almost tee-time... time to face the pollen that used o make me sneeze... my eyes water. but now zyrtec®, theastest 24-hour allergy relief, comes in a liquid gel. zyrtec® liquid gels work fast, so i can love the air®. ask about the skid plates. ask if they're a full-protection five-piece pkage. ask if they're solid steel. or...don't ask. but you'll find out eventlly. ♪ but you'll find out eventlly. in 2008 i quit venture capital to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we creatand broadcast content and then distribute it acro tv, the we and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with aeptpay from american expresopen, we now invoice advtisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three weeks faster. booming is never looking for a check in the mail. because it's already in my email. >>> good morning. our time right now is 7:56. 5
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am EDT
often. >> people in canada wouldn't agree. they got hit yesterday. we're going to tell you what's happening in the gulf of mexico. there's been a big job down there where crews have raised that massive blowout preventer from the keep. this is what it looks like, all the talk has been about these months, five-story tall, 300 ton piece of machinery now on a rig headed to na a nasa facility and try to figure out why it didn't do its job, didn't seal the oil like it was supposed to. the latest on the investigation and live report on one of the ships over the site. >> it's no secret mid term elections could be a challenge for incumbents, those on the democratic side of the aisles. now reports are swirling the much-needed help on the campaign trail could be on it ways from the white house, from the first lady. find out why it's michele obama and not the president that congressional democrats want at their side coming up. >> then in our next half hour, two big legal battles over two big fortunes. the first involves a reclusive and mysterious heiress to a half billion dollar fortune, 104
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Sep 26, 2010 8:00am EDT
reed, 30-something who became a chancellor of the washington, d.c. embattled schools. jeffrey canada became a national -- created the harlem children's zone. how much were you inspired by these individuals and what was their frustration as they tried to effect change in a short time? >> they feel the stakes. what's exciting is a revolution is happening. the revolution has come up from teachers, all the people you mentioned, all the reformers that are proving you can teach every kid and even some of the toughest neighborhoods, these came from teachers. they have now proven that it can be done. now it's about getting enough political will. people believing and making tough choices to give every kid in america a great education. >> it's provocative. it has people talking and people should see it. davis, thanks for talking about "waiting for superman." we're going to be screening the film to invited guests here at learning plaza tonight. it will be interesting to get their thoughts. many of them are educators. >>> we are going to talk about another film maker and "the 10th inning" after
NBC
Sep 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
center of baghdad on sunday. >>> residence in nova scotia on canada's east coast are cleaning up after tropical storm earl. it brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region over the weekend knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. >>> well, 69 cow pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattere
NBC
Sep 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
had been talking about things, but not doing anything. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could fix the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks which ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no act that is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at membersproject.com. words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility
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Sep 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
baghdad on sunday. >>> residence in nova scotia on canada's east coast are cleaning up after tropical storm earl. it brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region over the weekend knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. >>> well, 69 cow pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a lit
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Sep 4, 2010 7:00am EDT
states, our friends in canada won't be so lucky. earl is about to make landfall as a very strong tropical storm in nova scotia. so the most damage that earl will sprou going to happen take up this from halifax down to nova scotia. 70-miles-per-hour winds, but the storm is moving quickly. so by later today, the storm will be long gone. so what's next? september is the peak of the hurricane season. usually one storm after another. it looks like we'll miss the storm once again. this is a slow moving system, should be near puerto rico about five days from now, so we have plenty of time to watch it and there's no threat to the united states as we go through the labor day weekend. back to you. >>> overseas, they're still as cessing the damage this morning after a major earthquake in new zealand. it measure 7.1 and was centered on the south island just west of christ church, the country's second largest city. melissa stokes of tvnz is in christ church for us. we know there was certain for people trapped in rubble. what do we know about any rescues or cualties at this hour? >> reporter:
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
quickly. >> reporter: she went to see doctors in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone cancer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies grow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done while janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was born healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she was the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, her tailbone an left spine. in the second operation, they took the top portion of the leg removed, r
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am PDT
what country. russia, ireland, germany or canada? >> jaerm agermany. >> that seemed easy. october fest started in 1810, so this is the 200th anniversary. i'm not sure if you're planning on attending. maybe you should go there on the road. it's the 200th anniversary. it started in 1810. over 6 million people come. if you go, beware of the people that drink too much beer, they're called beer licken, beer corpses. >> back across to kathie. i went to one of those once. true or false, pumpkins can grow to be over 1,000 pounds? >> true. >> there you go from wisconsin. >> so smart. 1,000-pound pumpkin. >> christy grew a pumpkin 725 pounds, the circumference was over 16 feet. >> can you imagine carving and cleaning the guck out of that thing? >> there's an intense technique that not everybody can do. >> back across to kath. >> a full moon in the fall is commonly referred to as what? blue moon, harvest moon, waxing moon or waning moon? >> harvest moon. >> yep. called the harvest money. >> we just had one miss so far. >> harvest moon is the full moon that comes closest to the eqinox and septembe
NBC
Sep 24, 2010 4:30am EDT
. cooler air coming down from canada. today, it's chillier in kansas city, chicago and minneapolis. it's cool her for your saturday, at least, but that really cool air won't arrive in areas like atlanta until sunday. so that's the theme. slowly, but surely we're going to cool it off. sunday, we have a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the east, but atlanta, it's ban long time since you've been in the 70s for a high and that will be much in the southeast, too. d.c., you have one more two more hot days and fall officially arrives for you. >>> well, if you're watching us on who13, des moines, iowa, check out the state's largest arts and crafts fair with over 300 exhibiters all at the iowa state fairgrounds. that's your "early today" event of the day. i imagine you would go to the crafts and head over to the deep fried oreos. >> i go straight to the deep fried ors. what are you thinking? >> deep fried twinkies? >> it's so sinful, it's perfectly delicious. i'll try it next time i see it. >>> up on the silver screen this weekend, look for a razor close finish for number one at the
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
hurricane earl exits up the canada as we go through the weekend, nice cool canadian air will be rushing in. relief! your weekend forecast is coming up. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >>> good morning, if you're just waking up on "early today," in sport, a busy night on the gridiron as college football season opened one a full slate of games. here's fred roggin with a early look at your sports headline. >>> good morning, kicking off the football season with 25 teams in action. jacoby harris making an early bid for the heisman trophy. 13 is a lucky number for miami. they won big, 45-0. one heisman hopeful. te
NBC
Sep 20, 2010 4:00am EDT
intohe open atlantic. it will bring some rain in extreme eastern canada, but that's about it. the storm is just about over with. so as far as the forecast goes for today, there goes igor. and the nation's kind of split. the southeast, the deep south, very hot. still feels like summer out there. some record highs are possible. there's a cooler air mass that has settled over the great lakes and new england. so it's definitely a split forecast. you can see chicago, 75. atlanta, 91. so we're still i the 90s from texas to orida. more or less in the late summer/fall air mass as you'd expect from chicago, detroit, all the way into areas of the east. but it's quiet today. not a lot of wet weaer. that's a look at your monday forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. sunshine, another 90 degree day possible in raleigh, north carolina. houston today, very warm. we had a lot of heavy rain over the weekend in south texas. that should slowly improve today. some shows in t forecast. lynn, we'll sneak in to fall this week. give you the forecast coming up. >> it's here. all r
NBC
Sep 24, 2010 4:00am PDT
. very warm conditions in the eastern half of the country. cooler air coming down from canada. the west coast, you have been cool as of late, but at warm-up this weekend. a big front in the middle of the country, dividing the air to the east. another system in the northern rockies and another big storm in the gulf of alaska affecting mostly british columbia a few clouds from seattle to the puchapucget sound. it will be warm. temperatures are going to jump especially saturday into sunday. the only cool spot behind this little clipper-type system that's really moving fast through the northern rockies. the forecast for today, as i mentioned, the only chilly air up in seattle. everybody else, mild. beautiful around boise and vegas, nice. 96. you'll get hotter. phoenix, back up into the triple digits. los angeles, beautiful, warm weather, middle of summer-type weather over the next couple of days. into the 90s in most areas by saturday and sunday. san francisco, some of the most beautiful weather you've seen. 82 and sunny. we couldn't buy that. roseburg, oregon, 79 and sunny. one of the
NBC
Sep 29, 2010 4:00am PDT
lumberjacks in america and canada. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of the los angeles dodgers. a judge could decide whether frank mcco
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:00am EDT
the canada as we go through the weekend, nice cool canadian air will be rushing in. relief! your weekend forecast is coming up. >>> good morning, if you're just waking up on "early today," in sport, a busy night on the gridiron as college football season opened one a full slate of games. here's fred roggin with a early look at your sports headline. >>> good morning, kicking off the football season with 25 teams in action. jacoby harris making an early bid for the heisman trophy. 13 is a lucky number for miami. they won big, 45-0. one heisman hopeful. terrell pryor led number two, ohio state in a win over marshall. he capped off the first half of a 65-yard strike. buckeyes roll, 45-7. game of the night in salt lake, 15th ranked pittsburgh down 11 in the fourth quarter when they mounted a comeback. john bald winn, a 44-yard touchdown reception. utah up by three. dan hutchins with the tie and he missed. wait a minute, utah called time-out right before he kicked it. hutchins with another shot to tie the game. he nails it. pittsburgh rallies to force overtime. however, in the extra pe
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 4:00am PDT
located on the border of washington and oregon, the other up to canada. we have a nice flow through the pacific northwest. you can see where the jet stream is arcing into the northern rockies, stuck as a low pressure center. that's where the cool air is and rain. you can see it's raining lightly from seattle to puget sound, moderate rainfall. back up through the yakima now. that's the case pretty much through the day today. on and off light rain through the morning. it's chilly, too. it's raining and in the 50s. that's cool. not very warm today with the clouds and showers. highs only in the mid-60s. warm weather, get to southern nevada and arizona where it's even a lot cooler. that's a look at your wednesday forecast. now here is a look at the weather outside your window. showers will be the rule, work their way down to mount shasta, crescent city only 59 degrees. we're talking light jacket and sweater weather. put the shorts away. hard to find some warm spots. the storm will move out. we'll give you the thursday forecast coming up. >>> also coming up, a rude return on wall street,
NBC
Sep 30, 2010 4:00am PDT
high pressure builds in from canada. usually it has suppressing air, rising air would get clouds. that's what we have down here along the coast of california. even radar returns here just outside of yuma on the border of arizona and california. but warm conditions will be rule today. a lot of dry conditions. temperatures still very warm. phoenix is holding on to 82. the areas that will be the hottest will be in the deserts. 98 in vegas. 106, phoenix. medford, 94. portland at 84. as i mentioned, seattle about eight degrees warmerarizona, as will be around 100. spokane, 80 degrees. that's a beautiful fall day. salem, oregon, 85. we'll take a peek at friday a little later. back to you. >> wow, i am jealous of the west coast today. i can tell you that much. >> they're not wearing the big high rubber boots. >>> oil claims, scary foreclosure numbers, mcdonald's threatens benefits. your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, it's been quite a run lately fortin that faye. but wait, it gets even better. >>> a first for david ortiz. one of the craziest endings you'll ever se
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Sep 25, 2010 7:00am PDT
, we are following developing news overseas. a plane heading to pakistan from canada has been forced to make an emergency landing after reports of a bomb on board. this is video of passengers evacuating the plane in stockholm, sweden. canadian man is being questioned. the boeing 747 had taken off from toronto when a woman phoned police that a man on board was carrying explosives. all 273 passengers got off the plane. the man in question is not on an international no-fly list and cleared a security check in canada. so far, investigators have not found any explosives. >>> new this morning, a first look at video of a 15-year-old boy handcuffed and berated for having sex with the officer's 14-year-old daughter. >> the person you had sex with is the cop's daughter. we can file charges. growing up, being in high school, a cop's daughter is not someone you mess around with. >> the father secretly shot that video on his smart phone as the officer pretended to arrest the boy last month. the officer could now face criminal charges in connection with the fake arrest. the 15-year-old boy tells t
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
categories in sites outside of the united states, including canada. ms. mcdougal might be able to speak more effectively to that. there are a number of issues country by country, as well as legal issues for that. i can tell you that something along the order of 97% of our viewers in use is within the united states and canada. >> can a united states person access aoreign craigslist site? >> anyone anywhere can access the craigslist site anywhere. >> so what is the significance of taking down the site in the united states? >> the site in the u.s. was set up as part of an arrangement with a series of attorneys general last year. i think the intent was to do a number of things, capture credit-card intermission, captor phone information. we decided on september 3 to remove that category, and again have no intention of restoring it. >> if i am in washington d.c., accessing the canadian side, can i advertise services that would be available in washington, d.c on the canadian side? >> yes, you could, but there were be simply no value whatsoever, because the individuals who view the site in mont
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